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Unite claims victory in battle to safeguard supported accommodation for vulnerable and homeless women

At a press conference held today (Wednesday) at the gates of Regina Coeli House, the centre of an eleven week occupation by workers, Unite has announced it has received assurances from the Department for Communities and the NI Housing Executive … Continue reading

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Union expresses revulsion at decision by Regina Coeli House management committee to sack hostel workers

Five workers sacked despite employer assurances they would not receive a decision until next week Unite question if dismissal was designed to avoid paying meagre redundancy to employees  Workers at Regina Coeli House who are now into the seventh week … Continue reading

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Management committee at Regina Coeli House challenged to provide report detailing buildings alleged structural issues to the Labour Relations Agency

Unite to raise demand that Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey intervene to provide continuity of care  Work-in occupation by staff at women’s hostel enters its seventh week A work-in occupation by staff working at Regina Coeli House in Belfast enters its seventh … Continue reading

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Regina Coeli workers, Legion of Mary volunteer and a homeless woman threatened with legal action by management committee

Threat comes in fifth week of ‘work-in’ by staff determined to keep doors open at Legion of Mary-owned hostel for vulnerable women  Legal action threats served on workers after earlier, successful solidarity ‘stand out’ at Legion of Mary’s Morning Star … Continue reading

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Department for Communities must direct Housing Executive to take on management of Regina Coeli House to secure vital support service for vulnerable women

Unite meet with Legion of Mary to clarify their future role in keeping the hostel open  Union offers to fund a professional building survey to identify what substantial work is needed, since management committee continue to refuse to share the … Continue reading

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